Ready to Fail, Ready to Fly

My favourite thing about this photo is that the pain of those last hard kilometres are over even though I haven’t crossed the line yet, because I know that I’ve already finished. It’s done. The hardest thing about any race is the pacing. You’d think it would be the training.

On the fly

At the start line, anything is possible. There are no bad races. There is no fatigue. There are no road blocks. There is only you and the expanse of uncharted opportunity before you. You get one, very imperfect chance to find out where your limits are. There are almost no

One More Try

“How long should you try for? Until.” – Jim Rohn I don’t like to chase the pace in intervals, I like to be out in front of it. There’s something about being slower than I need to be and having that pressure of speeding up that I don’t like. It

Wednesday, 12th July 2017

Wednesday I was all set for the usual which is Crossfit at 5am and Easy Run of 8km. I had decided to get someone else to write my training plan for Melbourne Marathon this time, so that’s a good holding pattern while I’m waiting. Normally I write my plans, but

All the magic is in the work

View from Warwick Half Marathon, 2016 I was having a conversation the other day about motivation. What happens when you lose your mojo, and you aren’t sure how to get it back. And they said to me, “it’s okay for you, that’s your job”. Which is totally true. I can’t